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Kris Byron, Editor

Georgia State University
United States

Kris Byron, Meredith M. Leapley WomenLead professor at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business, has published in leading management and psychology journals, including Academy of Management Review, Psychological Bulletin, and Organization Science. Her research interests include social information processing, creativity & innovation, and workplace diversity. She has served as senior editor of the Journal of Management, associate editor of the Academy of Management Review, and chair of the Academy of Management’s Research Methods Division. Her research has been featured in Bloomberg Businessweek, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and many other newspapers and magazines in the United States and abroad.

Kris earned a bachelor's degree in sociology from Emory University. She has a master's degree in nonprofit management from Georgia State University’s Andrew Young School of Policy Studies and a Ph.D. in management (organizational behavior) from Georgia State University's Robinson College of Business.

Her previous work experience includes working for profit and nonprofit organizations in the areas of employee training, research, and development. She and her husband volunteer in animal rescue and have "foster-failed" twice—adopting her former fosters Moomoo (dog) and Tiki (cat).

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    Melissa S. Cardon, Associate Editor

    University of Tennessee

    Melissa S. Cardon is the Haslam Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation and the Research Director for the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She has a secondary appointment as a Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Queensland. Her PhD in organizational behavior is from the Columbia University School of Business. Melissa studies the psychology of entrepreneurs as they found, persist, and succeed (or not) with their ventures. Topics of special interest include entrepreneurial passion, resource acquisition, failure recovery, and well-being, as well as coping mechanisms to address pervasive problems. Melissa’s work has been published in journals such as Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Management, and Human Resource Management. She was previously an Associate Editor for the Journal of Management and Journal of Business Venturing and is on the Editorial Boards of Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Business Venturing Insights, and Human Resource Management Review. Melissa has won numerous awards for her research, teaching, and service including the 2022 Vallett Family Outstanding Researcher Award, a 2021 AMR Outstanding Reviewer award, the 2019 Journal of Management Research Impact Award (finalist), the 2018 National Federation for Independent Business (NFIB) Award for Excellence in Research, and the 2016 Academy of Management Entrepreneurship Practice Award. Melissa was the Treasurer for the Entrepreneurship Division of the Academy of Management from 2009–2015. She was a Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Entrepreneurship & Innovation at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in 2022 and is a member of the 21st Century Entrepreneurship Research Fellows.


    Sergio Giovanetti Lazzarini, Associate Editor

    Ivey Business School, Western University

    Sergio G. Lazzarini (PhD, 2002, Washington University in St. Louis) is a Professor of Sustainability and Strategy at Ivey Business School, Western University, and Chafi Haddad Senior Research Fellow at Insper (Brazil). He does research on the strategy and governance of activities in the public interest, which are executed by diverse actors such as public organizations, impact-oriented firms, and public-private collaborations. Sergio has held visiting positions at Harvard University (2010, 2012), University of St Gallen (2009), HEC Paris (2014), Insead (2015), Brandeis (2016), Imperial College (2017), the University of Utah (2019), and the University of Toronto (2021-22). He is founder of Insper Metricis, a center for the study of impact measurement and investing. Sergio’s research has received several prizes including the Glueck Best Paper Award of the Strategic Management Division of the Academy of Management (2003), Best Presentation Prize of the Strategic Management Society Special Conference in Rio (2011), and Distinguished Paper Award of the Strategy Division of the Academy of Management (2020 and 2022). Sergio also served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Strategy Division of the Academy of Management (2008-2010) and as a board member of the International Society for the New Institutional Economics (2009-2011).


    Danielle Cooper, Associate Editor

    University of North Texas

    Danielle Cooper is the G. Brint Ryan Professor of OBHR in the G. Brint Ryan College of Business at the University of North Texas. She received her BA from the University of Texas, Austin and PhD from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Her research interests include identification processes, diversity, authenticity, and well-being in teams and organizations. Her work has appeared in Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Annals, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and other outlets. She has served on the Editorial Review Boards of the Academy of Management Review and the Journal of Organizational Behavior.


    Christine Shropshire, Associate Editor

    Arizona State University

    Christine Shropshire is Associate Professor of Management & Entrepreneurship in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, where she is also a Fellow of the New Governance Lab. Prior to joining ASU, she was Associate Professor at the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. Christy’s research interests are broadly in the area of corporate governance, including board composition and effectiveness, diversity in the upper echelons, and stakeholder management. Her research seeks to understand strategic decision-making processes and outcomes among individuals and groups at the top of organizations. Among other outlets, her work has appeared in the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Research Methods, Organization Science, and Strategic Management Journal. In addition, her research has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Forbes, New York Times and on National Public Radio. Christy serves on the editorial board of Academy of Management Journal and previously served as Associate Editor at Business & Society and as Chair of the Strategic Leadership and Governance Interest Group within the Strategic Management Society. Prior to academia, she worked in Human Capital consulting, assisting corporate boards and executives and serving domestic and international clients in a variety of industries including healthcare and financial services.


    Paul Tracey, Associate Editor

    University of Cambridge

    Paul Tracey is Professor of Innovation and Organization at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School where he serves as the Head of the Organization Theory and Information Systems Group. He is also Professor of Entrepreneurship in the Department of Management and Marketing at the University of Melbourne. He received his BA and PhD from the University of Stirling Management School. His research focuses on how entrepreneurs and established organizations create value of different kinds, particularly social value.

    In 2014, Paul cofounded the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation and is currently its codirector. The Centre creates new knowledge about social innovation and social change, and offers a master’s degree in Social Innovation for professionals from the social, corporate, and government sectors. It also supports social entrepreneurs through its social enterprise incubator—Cambridge Social Ventures—which has helped to grow well over 100 social startups to date.

    Paul has published widely on many aspects of entrepreneurship and innovation from an organizational perspective, including papers in Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Marketing, and Organization Science. He was a recipient of the AMJ Best Article Award for 2021 and the EGOS 2020 Best Paper Award.


    Sebastian Raisch, Associate Editor

    University of Geneva

    Sebastian Raisch is Professor of Strategy at the University of Geneva, Geneva School of Economics and Management. He is also a permanent visiting professor at the University of St. Gallen. His research on artificial intelligence in management, organizational ambidexterity, and paradox theory has been published in journals such as the Academy of Management Annals, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management, Organization Science, and Strategic Management Journal. Sebastian currently serves on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, and Strategic Management Journal. Faculty page.

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    John Paul Stephens, Associate Editor

    Case Western Reserve University

    John Paul (J.P.) Stephens, PhD is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, John Paul completed degrees in psychology at Morgan State University (BS) and in organizational psychology (MS and PhD) at the University of Michigan. J.P. studies work relationships and coordination in groups, focusing on how what individuals and teams perceive about their behaviors shapes complex interdependent work. This research has centered on the felt dynamics—emotions and aesthetic experience—that comprise individuals’ experience of relating with others in their work relationships and teams. His research has found that these felt dynamics interplay with cognitive (e.g., attention) and behavioral processes (e.g., contributing actions or information) to enable group coordination, performance, and resilience. His current research, funded by the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, focuses on the development of high-quality relationships, teamwork, and coordination on large construction sites. Other funded research focuses on intervening into role-based communication to improve health care worker resilience. His work has been published in the Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Management Inquiry, Journal of Positive Psychology, Management Learning, and the International Journal of Project Management. J.P. currently chairs the Relational Coordination Collaborative Advisory Board and is a Guest Editor for AMR's Special Topic Forum on “The New Normal: Positive Organizational Impact in an Age of Disruption.”


    Jessica R. Methot, Associate Editor

    Rutgers University

    Jessica R. Methot is an Associate Professor of Human Resource Management in the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University and a Distinguished Research Professor of Management at the University of Exeter Business School, UK. She received her PhD from the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida. She conducts research at the intersection of interpersonal workplace relationships and social network dynamics, including how formal HR practices transform informal social networks, the functional and dysfunctional consequences of workplace relationships, and their temporal and multidimensional features. Her research in these areas has been published in leading academic journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management, and Journal of Organizational Behavior and has been featured in over 300 popular media outlets including Harvard Business Review, NPR, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Nasdaq, Fast Company, and NY Times Magazine. She is an active member of the Academy of Management, where she served for five years on the executive committee of the Organizational Behavior division; she has served as an Associate Editor at Personnel Psychology and on the Editorial Review Boards of Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, and Academy of Management Discoveries; she is the Director of the Rutgers IRHR PhD Program; and a board member for the Rutgers Center for Women and Work (CWW). She is also cofounder of the website, a cultivated repository for academic research and news on work relationships.


    Aseem Kaul, Associate Editor

    University of Minnesota

    Aseem Kaul is the Mosaic Company – Jim Prokopanko Professor for Corporate Responsibility with the Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship Department at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. Aseem’s research interests include corporate strategy, nonmarket strategy & social impact, technology & innovation, institutional & organizational economics, and entrepreneurship. He is especially interested in the use of formal analytical models and simulations for theory development. Aseem’s research has been published in Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Management Science, Organization Science, Strategy Science, and Strategic Management Journal, among others, and has received several awards, including the Sumantra Ghoshal Research and Practice Award from Academy of Management (AOM)’s (then) BPS division, and multiple honorable mentions from the Strategic Management Society (SMS). Aseem currently serves on the board of directors of the SMS and the Consortium on Competitiveness and Cooperation (CCC), having previously served on the executive committee of AOM’s Strategic Management division. Aseem served as an Associate Editor at Strategic Management Journal from 2017 to 2022, as well as coeditor of a special issue on "New Directions for the Resource Based View" at the same journal, and currently sits on the editorial boards of Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, and Strategy Science. He received his PhD in management from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, prior to which he worked with the Akanksha Foundation—a education-based nonprofit working with less privileged children in the slum communities of Mumbai—and with McKinsey & Company’s New Delhi office.


    Kristie Rogers, Associate Editor

    Marquette University

    Kristie Rogers is an Associate Professor of Management in the College of Business Administration at Marquette University (website). Her research focuses on identity and respect in the workplace. She is particularly interested in understanding how workers thrive in the face of challenges related to stigma, disrespect, and unresolved tensions. Her empirical research often takes place in extreme or unconventional work settings.

    Kristie’s research is published in top management journals including Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Review, Organization Science and Journal of Applied Psychology. Her awards and grants include the Outstanding Published Article in Positive Organizational Scholarship award from University of Michigan’s Center for Positive Organizations, an Anti-Racism Research Grant from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), and Poets & Quants recognized her as one of the 50 Best Undergraduate Professors of 2022. She’s served on the editorial review boards of Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, and Journal of Applied Psychology.

    Kristie earned her PhD in Organizational Behavior from Arizona State University. Prior to pursuing her doctorate, she worked as a stage manager on remote sports broadcasts for ESPN and ABC Sports. Her practice-oriented articles are published in Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, and UC-Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center and her work has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Business Insider.

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    Belle Rose Ragins

    Endowed Chair | University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

    Albert Cannella

    Professor Emeritus | Texas A&M University

    Jeffrey S. Harrison

    University of Richmond

    Angelo DeNisi

    Professor | Tulane University

    Thomas M. Jones

    University of Washington-Emeritus

    Jan B Heide

    Univ Of Wisconsin At Madison

    Debra L. Shapiro

    Distinguished Professor | University of Maryland

    Russell Coff

    Professor | University of Wisconsin

    David A. Waldman

    Arizona State University

    Jerayr M. Haleblian

    University of California-Riverside

    Moshe Farjoun

    York Univ

    Jay B. Barney

    University of Utah

    Candace Jones

    Full Professor | University of Edinburgh Business School

    Martin J. Kilduff

    University College London

    Blake E. Ashforth

    Arizona State University

    Mary Uhl-Bien

    Texas Christian University

    John E Prescott

    Univ Of Pittsburgh

    Fernando Suarez

    Northeastern University

    Nicholas Argyres

    Washington University in St. Louis

    Neal M. Ashkanasy

    University of Queensland

    Frances H. Fabian

    Associate Professor | Univ. Memphis

    Haridimos Tsoukas

    University of Cyprus

    Alan E Ellstrand

    Univ of Arkansas

    Prithviraj Chattopadhyay

    Professor | University of Cambridge

    Elizabeth George

    Professor | Cambridge Judge Business School

    Cristina Gibson

    Professor | Pepperdine University

    P Devereaux Jennings

    Professor | University of Alberta

    Paul C Godfrey

    Brigham Young Univ

    Adelaide Wilcox King

    University Of Virginia

    Amy Hillman

    Arizona State University

    Bradley L. Kirkman

    North Carolina State University

    Suzanne S. Masterson

    University of Cincinnati

    Robert E Ployhart

    University of South Carolina

    Andreas Georg Scherer

    University of Zurich

    Gerardo Okhuysen

    University of California, Irvine

    Jeffery LePine

    Arizona State University

    Bertrand V. Quelin

    HEC Paris

    Catherine Maritan

    Syracuse University

    Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra

    Professor | Northeastern University

    Frederick Morgeson

    Michigan State University

    Richard Makadok

    Professor | Ohio State University, Fisher College of Business

    Jennifer E Jennings

    University Of Alberta

    Peter H. Kim

    Professor | University of Southern California

    Clint Chadwick

    University of Kansas

    Mark C Bolino

    University of Oklahoma

    Scott Reynolds

    University of Washington

    Peter Cappelli

    University Of Pennsylvania

    Jack A. Nickerson

    Washington University

    Sherry M. B. Thatcher

    Full Professor | University of Tennessee, Knoxville

    Pri Pradhan Shah

    University of Minnesota

    Managing Editor


    Irina Burns

    Academy of Management

    Irina Burns joined AOM in 2015 with many years of publishing experience, focusing primarily on journals and copyright. She is currently Senior Managing Editor for Academy of Management Perspectives and Academy of Management Review, as well as Licensing Services Manager for the Academy.

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